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State StatKentucky State Police
The preliminary total number of people killed on Kentucky roadways in 2003 is 919. Here is a look at some of the reasons fatalities occured from the Kentucky State Police Division of Records:

Number of Fatalities*
  Total number: 919
Number not wearing a seatbelt 514
Not under proper control 240
Drugs and/or alcohol involved 214
Not Paying Attention 167
Overcorrecting / oversteering 107
Speeding 87
Fatigue or fell asleep 28
Using a cell phone 2
Total motorcycle deaths 59
-----Not wearing a helmet 37
*Preliminary numbers

House Bill 33 and HB 93, both related to Kentucky's seat belt law, are up for consideration before the Kentucky Legislature which is now in session.

To find out more about HB 33 go here:

To find out more about HB 93 go here:

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